Monday, May 22, 2006

Ashland School District No. 5, Jackson County, Oregon - The Board of Directors met in a special session on May 22, 2006, at 6:30 p.m. in the Ashland Middle School Library.  Present were: 


Heidi Parker                 )            Chair


Ruth Alexander            )          

Amy Amrhein            )            Board Members

Mat Marr                     )

Amy Patton                  )                                  


Juli Di Chiro, Superintendent

Pamela Lucas, Business Manager

Jeanne Peterson, Executive Secretary


I.          Call to Order


            The meeting was called to order at 6:34 p.m. by Chair Parker.


II.         Roll Check


            A roll of the board was taken and all members were present. 


III.       Discuss Grounds Maintenance at Briscoe and Lincoln Schools


Director Amrhein reported on the recent Subcommittee Meeting explaining that the Parks Department needed more information before they could finalize a recommendation.  They will be meeting tonight and hope to make a decision.  They are also considering this a one-year decision so everything can be worked out for the long-term over the course of the coming year. 


Director Marr moved and Director Alexander seconded that the Board accept the Parks proposal as a basis for a one-year agreement for maintenance of all grounds at Briscoe and Lincoln; that the district will continue to pay for water at those sites; that a long-term solution to the grounds maintenance issue is important; and the Board looks forward to continuing a discussion leading to resolution.


Director Amrhein confirmed that she is not comfortable transferring ownership of the property.  Chair Parker stated that any funds that are not used for maintaining the grounds is saved for education.


The motion passed unanimously.


IV.            Consider Multi-Month Extensions of the Jackson County Grounds Agreement


            Superintendent Di Chiro asked that the Board consider extending the current agreement through the summer.


            Director Marr moved that the Board extend the current contract with Jackson County to September 12, 2006.  Director Alexander seconded and the motion passed unanimously.



IV.            Adjournment


              There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:56 p.m.


Jeanne Peterson, Executive Secretary


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